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There are 2 ways to get from Paris to Essay by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to L'aigle Ter
  2. Take the bus from Gare Sncf to Parking de la Cdc 61

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Drive  •  2h 4m

  1. Drive from Porte Maillot to Essay 171.6 km

18€ - 28€

Paris → Essay
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Essay is to drive which costs 18€ - 28€ and takes 2h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Essay is to drive which costs 18€ - 28€ and takes 2h 4m.

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It is 158 km from Paris to Essay. It is approximately 171.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Paris to Essay without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 8m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 8m to get from Paris to Essay, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Essay is 172 km. It takes approximately 2h 4m to drive from Paris to Essay.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Essay. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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  • Distance: 158.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 8m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Essay, France?

There is no direct connection from Paris to Essay. However, you can take the train to L'aigle, take the walk to Gare Sncf, then take the bus to Parking de la Cdc. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Essay.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to L'aigle
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
18€ - 26€
Rail 1st Class
27€ - 40€
Bus operators
NOMAD CARS Orne
Phone
+33 (0)2 35 52 56 00
Website
normandie.fr
Bus from Gare Sncf to Parking de la Cdc
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
NOMAD CARS Orne

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